Show Your Polk Pride by Standing with Orlando

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The month of June is LGBT Pride month — a time when we should be celebrating diversity and demonstrating our love and acceptance of all of the members of our community. Instead, we are grieving…

Polk State Earth Science Professor Natalie Whitcomb helps Hook, Line & Sinker for STEM participants collect water samples at Crooked Lake on Saturday.

Polk State Professor Teaches, Inspires Girls During STEM Workshop

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Polk State Earth Science Professor Natalie Whitcomb helps Hook, Line & Sinker for STEM participants collect water samples at Crooked Lake on Saturday.

She was there to teach fourth- and fifth-grade girls about water quality, but Polk State Earth Science Professor Natalie Whitcomb aimed to impart a bigger lesson during a Saturday morning workshop on the shores of…

Polk State Aerospace student Karissa Strickland, left, Lakeland Mayor Howard Wiggs, center, and Polk State Aerospace Director Eric Crump. On Tuesday, Wiggs read a proclamation honoring Polk State Aerospace and other local organizations advancing aerospace education in Polk County. Strickland holds a copy of the proclamation. Crump holds an honorary city key.

Polk State Aerospace Honored at Lakeland Mayor’s Breakfast

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Polk State Aerospace student Karissa Strickland, left, Lakeland Mayor Howard Wiggs, center, and Polk State Aerospace Director Eric Crump. On Tuesday, Wiggs read a proclamation honoring Polk State Aerospace and other local organizations advancing aerospace education in Polk County. Strickland holds a copy of the proclamation. Crump holds an honorary city key.

Polk State Aerospace was honored during Tuesday’s 3rd Annual Lakeland Mayor’s Breakfast at SUN ‘n FUN for its contributions to aviation education and industry. More than 200 attendees were on hand to hear Lakeland Mayor…

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